Commercial Operations Analyst

15 Apr 2016
02 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are always looking to speak to candidates that have experience working in a commercial operations environment and have proven analytical skills. You could join our team in Solihull on a full time permanent basis right in the heart of the city with free parking and great transport links. If you are looking for a role in Analytics then please submit your details and we will be in contact when a live role becomes available.
We would be looking for someone to support the commercial management of complex structured products for import and export contracts for Business Power and Gas customers with combined annual revenue of c£3 billion. You will be ensuring cost structures reflect current and forecast market conditions and support the Industrial & Commercial (I&C) business. In this role you can also be expected to:
• Provide price, credit, cost, volume and hedging risk mitigation via appropriate terms and conditions.
• Interface closely with key stakeholders and internal customers to challenge, understand and provide meaningful and transparent communication of all credit, pricing and contract related requests.
• Be compliance to DoA levels, Risk Control modelling and internal sales delivery deadlines.
• Drive through process improvements to mitigate risks and errors, creating value through efficient and effective working. Anticipate problems and initiate corrective action.
You background will be in a similar role with an advanced level of numeric, commercial judgement and analytical skills. You will be rational thinker and have an analytical approach to data manipulation. You will ideally have commercial/analytical experience in the electricity and/or gas industry and preferably have good modelling skills in MS Excel/Access and VBA. The role holder will be able to cope well under pressure and have a good understanding of the wholesale, export and retail gas and electricity markets.
Why npower?
There has never been a better time to join us at npower as we embark on an exciting journey to become number one in customer experience in the energy industry and have also just been recognised as one of Britain's Top Employers.
What you'll get in return
Our people are our most important asset and are what sets us apart from the competition. We offer a competitive salary and impressive benefits package, and the opportunity to really shape the future of the business whilst receiving the support you need to develop your skill set and experience to achieve your long term ambitions. For this role we would consider offering upto £29,000 with bonus and additional benefits.
Company overview
RWE npower is a leading UK energy company and is part of the RWE Group, one of Europe's leading electricity and gas companies. We serve around 5.4 million residential and business customers with electricity, gas and energy. Through RWE Generation, we operate and manage a flexible portfolio of coal, oil, biomass and gas-fired power stations, producing more than 10% of the electricity used in Great Britain.
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